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IUPUI students pose with Indianapolis Deputy Mayor Bennett during Design Challenge

IUPUI students devise innovative concepts to help people who are homeless, hungry

Twenty-one IUPUI students gathered Oct. 11 in the mayor’s conference room on the 25th floor of the City-County Building to present their solutions to a difficult social problem: How do you reconnect people to society who have become homeless or are unsure when they will eat next? Six teams presented their concepts to Indianapolis Deputy Mayor Bennett in the inaugural Design Sprint led by School of Informatics and Computing professors Lou Lenzi and Steve Mannheimer.

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